You can embed links into document content in two ways:
- Use Markdown Syntax
- Use HTML Syntax
- Use the Link Dialog
To embed links into a topic you can either use the markdown syntax like this:
[Go to the Support Web Site](https://support.west-wind.com)
or for local links:
Markdown also supports HTML so you can also use raw HTML text to embed links. This is useful if you require
target links or need to add alignment styling.
<a href="./product/download.html" target="_top">Download Page</a>
Alternately, you can use the Link Dialog by clicking on the on the toolbar.
The Paste Link dialog lets you interactively create a link to paste into your content. Here's what the dialog looks like:
For the Link you can either type in or paste a URL or use the file selection button pick a local file resource to link. Any local file resources will be linked as relative if possible.
If you have a URL on the clipboard when the dialog is first opened, the URL is automatically placed into the Link field.
If you navigate off the form and copy a URL to your clipboard then return to the form, if the Link field is still empty it is then automatically filled from the Clipboard URL.
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